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5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
New Palmetto lawn advice please!!!

Hi welby,
Can I ask what you top dressed with?
I'm sure I read in the Palmetto brochure that you should only top dress to level uneven ground. I'm not sure why…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
New Palmetto lawn advice please!!!

Hi all,
I PM'd Fu with this info but seems he hasn't been online for quite some time so time for a thread.
We've just had new lawn put in at the…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
New Palmetto lawn advice please!!!

Ok here are some pics -

You can see along some of the joins he's put some soil/sand but there are quite a few areas where a biggish gap remains as…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Baldivis build with Dale Alcock Homes - Update

As promised...
Here's the planter and letterbox etc out front, finally all rendered and painted -
We played around on photoshop with the different combinations of colors to match house render and…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Ideas please!!!!

Thanks for the input guys :)
We ended up deciding on frangipanis and we got 2 really lovely trees from a local nursery just starting to shoot…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Baldivis build with Dale Alcock Homes - Update

Totally neglected this thread ....
Will come back tomorrow and update with pics etc..
Front is still a bit of a sand pit - the extended winter has not helped with rendering/…

5 years5 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Ideas please!!!!

Hi all,
I have attached a photo of our outdoor bbq area (BBQ not in yet) and either side we have two planter boxes -

Wondering if some folks might suggest what…

Ideas please!!!!
6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Waste outlet help....

Thanks again SFC...
One quick question though - when the guy did our handover on the pool and explained everything he suggested that when we see an INCREASE in pressure we…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Waste outlet help....

Thanks SFC, we do use a skimmer sock (overpriced stocking) but a lot of the sand still gets through and makes the cartridge filthy. It does collect the bigger stuff…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Shade Sails - Perth SOR

Just wondering if anyone can recommend shade sail makers/installers in Perth - preferably SOR.
I have come to realise they are a fair bit more expensive than I imagined from a…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Granite rocks - Perth

Does anyone know where I can source some granite rocks in Perth??
Want some small 'outcrop' looking features in the garden and so far all I can find is on Gumtree…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

Interesting, I hadn't thought of that! .....

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

Cool thanks. :)
A friend of ours used wood - I think it was a slab of merbau(sp??)!from Masters and the guy there actually recommended it to…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

We need 1000 x 600 and 500 x 600.

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

Any other options then????

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Waste outlet help....

I'm sure I'm not the only one who's ever had this happen, but the guys who installed our pump etc put it right in the back right hand corner of…

Waste outlet help....
6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Has anyone got Ikea 'EXPEDIT' shelving???

Stormy that looks REALLY good and you've answered one of our concerns as we have skirting boards in the activity as well and were worried about it not sitting right…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

I've read that colors will fade over time but have not seen anything about glues???

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Has anyone got Ikea 'EXPEDIT' shelving???

Just wondering what people's thoughts are on this product as we are looking for a cube system to put in the kids activity room.
It says on the Ikea website…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Outdoor BBQ Benchtops

Good if you live in the eastern states. Pretty much nothing for WA and I can't see these folk shipping granite across the country. :/

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Canvas paintings - anyone used Crazyfish??

Hrmm not so much.
Plenty of other sites including eBay that have a much greater range to choose from.
But thanks for the spam :)

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Artificial turf

Yeah it does definitely sound like overkill - that's alot of sand.
We just thought they nailed it down or something.
As long as its not sandy to walk on we don't…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Artificial turf

We have a small section of dirt out back where we planned on having artificial grass put in.
Have just done a bit of reading on it all and was quite…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
What contrasting colour to go with solver white cliffs?

We went with solver white cliffs @ 300% and solver colorbond dune @ 200% for the contrast and front door.

Although we are happy with it, when we actually decided on…

What contrasting colour to go with solver white cliffs?
6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Baldivis build with Dale Alcock Homes - Update

I think it depends on the globes really - we didnt get anything too bright as they're all in bedrooms and we didnt want warehouse lighting.
The black one in the…

6 years6 yearsMissEmMissEm posted:
Baldivis build with Dale Alcock Homes - Update

Both from beacon :)

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